Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential to protect employees from injuries or illness at the place of work. However, the selection of a PPE requires careful assessment of all the hazards present in the work environment, In any industry, the safety of its workers is paramount. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provides the last line of defence to protect the workers against injury.
When working with energized equipment, maintenance technicians and electricians need to select the right PPE Equipment for themselves. Wearing less than required PPE can cause harm and even led to death and wearing more PPE will cause hindrance in performing your tasks.
The initial PPE Regulations was revoked by The New European Union 2016/425 Standard for PPE Regulation on 21st April 2018. The main aim of this new regulation is to regulate and set guidelines for various products divisions and their products in the European Market.
Working in extreme weather conditions or work environments that involves enduring high temperatures, are definitely the toughest one to survive. The challenges of working in extreme temperature environments are that the body of the workers gets stressed. Most of the work environments are too warm that causes heat stress and heat stroke.
Safe removal of asbestos has become a major concern as it was heavily used building material in pretty much all the constructions done in the mid-twentieth century. The asbestos ban came into effect in 1999 after the harmful effects of the material were ruled out.